jinette 150x150Dr. Jinette de Gooijer

Dip(Lib), BSocSci, Grad Dip (Bus Admin), MAppSci (ISM), PhD

Jinette consults to organisational leaders and groups on developing robust work cultures and understanding the processes of change. She is a Principal Consultant with Innovative Practice since 1997, founding member and Past President of Group Relations Australia, and National Representative for OPUS (UK). She has worked on staff of several group relations conferences in Australia and UK. Over the past 15 years, she has taught undergraduate and post-graduate students at RMIT University in Melbourne and Hong Kong, and MBA students at Swinburne University in the study of Organisational Dynamics, Consulting Processes, Change Management, Organisational Design and Theories, and supervised Masters students undertaking action research projects within their workplace. Her research interests are in organisational mergers, group relations and art practice.




de Gooijer, J. (2009). The Murder in Merger: a Systems Psychodynamic Exploration of a Corporate Merger. London: Karnac.

Book chapters

de Gooijer, J. (2013). Diagnosing organisational work cultures: a socioanalytic approach. In S. Long (Ed.), Socioanalytic Methods: Discovering the Hidden in Organisations and Social Systems.London: Karnac.

de Gooijer, J. (2012). Murderous mergers. In H. Brunning, Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Changing World. London: Karnac.

de Gooijer, J. (2011). Drawing Down the Blinds on Reflection: What is to be shut out, or in? In L.J. Gould, A. Lucey & L. Stapley, The Reflective Citizen. London: Karnac.

Journal articles

de Gooijer, J. (2003). An exploration of the dynamics of emotional connectedness in a matrix structure. Socio-analysis, 5,88-104.